A Concise History Of Architectural Styles.
A. and C. Black.
4to. 8 x 9.5 inches. 352 pp. In stiff laminated pictorial wrapper. A fine copy. Illustrated by colour frontispiece and throughout by tinted drawings and prints. Decorated by half title vignette and by background images on preliminaries and end pages An attractive visual guide to the history of architecture around the world from the ancient civilisations of Egypt and the Near East to the Industrial Revolution. Hundreds of illustrations with extended captions demonstrate the development of building styles. At the end is a section on architectural details followed by the glossary, bibliography and index. It is the work of a dozen contributors and edited by Emily Cole, a historian for English Heritage.
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